Peter Fogel ’19
Posted on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
The Varsity Girls Volleyball team is excited about their district win this year, making it the third straight year that they have made it to regionals.
“We worked as a family which made us capable to trust each other in order to get that win. We all wanted it so I think that us working as a family helped us accomplish what we all wanted” says senior Avery Salvia
The team feels that winning the district title for the third year in a row has not only brought them closer together than ever before but it has also made the team dynamics even better. “We have all been more of a family than I ever had on this team” says Salvia.
Senior Taylor Lee agrees, saying that the team gets along very well and functions fluidly.
“I think we’re a good family on that court. We all get along and it’s always hugely over positive I think it’s great,” says Lee.
Another reason for the team’s stronger bond this year is because a majority of the team is seniors and have been through all the ups and downs of past seasons together.
“I think we’ve gotten a lot closer as far as from like past years because we’ve done a few team bonding things and then most of us are seniors so it’s kind of like we’ve grown up together in a way” says Armstrong.
Although the team did win the first round of regionals, after a hard battle they did not advance past the second round.
“It went really good meaning that we won the first game because it was such hard work to even get there so being able to go to the championship was one of the best things that I could do for my senior year,” says Salvia. “It’s something that I’ll always remember something that we’ll always remember,” adds Salvia.
In spite of the fact that regionals was on a much bigger stage and more competitive than previous games, the team was still excited and relied on their teammates for support.
“Our team bonding was the main thing that we needed mainly because once you trust your team you know that you can do something and they can do it too” says Salvia.
Regardless of what happened on the regional court, the team still had a successful season that represented South Lake sports in a positive light.